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Paragus sp. August 2007-1.jpg
Paragus sp
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Syrphinae
Tribe: Paragini
Genus: Paragus
Latreille, 1804
Type species
Syrphus bicolor[1]
Fabricius, 1794
Paragus sp. feeding on Tanacetum vulgare.

Paragus is a genus of hoverfies.[2]


Paragus in Johann Wilhelm Meigen Europäischen Zweiflügeligen

Subgenus: Afroparagus Vujić & Radenković, 2008

Subgenus: Pandasyopthalmus Stuckenberg, 1954

Subgenus: Paragus Latreille, 1804

Subgenus: Serratoparagus Vujić & Radenković, 2008

In need of organisation


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Smith, Kenneth G.V.; Vockeroth, J.R. (1980). Crosskey, R.W., ed. Catalogue of the Diptera of the Afrotropical Region (Print). London: British museum (Natural History). pp. 1– 1436. ISBN 0565 00821 8. 
  2. ^ Stubbs, Alan E. & Falk, Steven J. (1983). British Hoverflies: An Illustrated Identification Guide. British Entomological & Natural History Society. pp. 253, xvpp. 
  3. ^ Sodhi, N.S.; Singh A. (1991). "Three new species of family Syrphidae (Diptera) from India". Acta zoologica cracoviensia. b. 34 (1): 315–322.